Meriden police: Man killed in Saturday shooting

MERIDEN — A man with ties to the city was killed Saturday in a shooting, police said.

Dante Smith, 38-year-old with ties to Meriden and Middleton, was dropped off at Midstate Medical Hospital on Saturday with gunshot wounds, police officials said.

Officials said that Dante was brought to the hospital around 6:02 p.m. where succumbed to his injuries from the gunshot wound to his body.

No further information is available at this time.

The Meriden Police Department is seeking any information regarding the incident. They are asking anyone with information to call 203-630-4178 or report tips at 203-630-6253.